Why Giving Matters
The impact of giving to an institution like Wayne State University is both personal and far reaching. Whether for a scholarship, lab equipment, research or program, every gift to Wayne State University is an investment in someone working toward a goal. For nearly 150 years, Wayne State has been committed to preparing first-generation college students, aspiring scholars and working professionals for success by providing a world-class education.
As the only urban research institution in Michigan, a gift to Wayne State strengthens students, faculty and the community. The support that bolsters research and academic studies results in impacts felt far beyond the university's classrooms and laboratories, yet each gift is meaningful and important to individuals working to pursue their dreams and change lives.
Successful students and researchers are equipped to make an even greater impact in their chosen fields. Advances in health care, science and technology, entrepreneurship, and more emerge when students have the opportunity to learn and the tools necessary to meet their objectives.
In whatever way you choose to support the university’s commitment to excellence and opportunity, know that each contribution to Wayne State makes a difference that starts in Detroit and reaches around the globe.